(Tiffany's Trefoil Key Pendant $270)
I love skeleton keys.
Our house was built in 1912. I found these skeleton keys in our
I recently attended a seminar by Adria Vasil author of The Ecoholic Home. In her book, she mentions an eco silver cleaning recipe (hotwater, aluminum foil, one tbsp. each of salt and baking soda). I tried the tonic on the keys (and spoon). Here is the after.
Inspired by the Centsational Girls's DIY approach to this Restoration Hardware piece,
(Image via Restoration Hardware, Key Art $199)
I picked up a shadow box for $2.00 at the Salvation Army
I spray painted the frame black and framed up the keys using scrapbook paper and a glue gun. Here is the after
If you don't have any skeleton keys in your basement, they are readily available from a number of suppliers on Etsy (search under vintage), or this set of seven is available at Pottery Barn
Here are a few other images of skeleton keys from around the web that you might enjoy
(Antique Key Linen Pillow Cover- 12x18 via Modernality's Etsy Shop)
(Skeleton Key Clutch, available at Pocketcarnival's Etsy Shop)
(Image via Country Living How to Display Collections)
I am loving these fabric tags
(Skeleton key fabric tags, via Decadence2artbar's Etsy Shop)
Finally, inspired by the Tiffany trefoil, Seleta put a key on a chain and achieved (almost) the same look on a dime.
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